The table below looks at the statistics for VB6 skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VB6 over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0 (VB6)
Rank - 48 48
Contract jobs citing VB6 0 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales - 1.27% 0.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 3.74% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 3
Average daily rate
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- £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £300 £310
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £26.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- -22.05%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
313 187 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 40.60% 33.88% 32.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 134 100
Average daily rate £325 £286 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.53% -11.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 11
Average hourly rate £21.80 £13.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+61.48% -30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.90 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £71.08 £16.45 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

VB6
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VB6 across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

VB6 Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VB6
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VB6 across the Wales region.

VB6 Daily Rate Trend in Wales

VB6
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VB6 across the Wales region.

VB6 Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

VB6
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VB6 within the Wales region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
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West Wales - - - -
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